Sovia albipectus   (de Niceville,1891)


ON : Halpe albipectus  de Niceville,1891
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):389-391, pl.G, figs.35♂,36♀.
TL : Thoungyin, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.


Synonym

Halpe albipectus prominens  Evans,1932 : Ident. Indian Butts. (2nd ed.) : 389.  TL. Maymyo. (♂,BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Halpe albipectus ; Godfrey,1930 : 379. (Prae: Me Song forest / West: Me Wong)
Halpe albipectus ; Godfrey,1932a : 276. (Ranong: Kapor)
Sovia albipectus ; Evans,1949 : 248. (Siam)
Sovia albipecta ; Pinratana,1985 : 51, pl.17, fig.91. (Chaiyaphum / Kanchanaburi / Petchaburi)
Sovia albipectus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 11, fig.14♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Sovia albipecta ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 44, fig.11♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Sovia albipecta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 773, pl.355, fig.H111,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Phrae)
Sovia albipecta ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 53, fig.♂,♂(Un). (Thung Saleng Luang / Phu Khiewo)
Sovia albipecta ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 825, pl.381, fig.H108,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Phrae)

[ LAOS ]
Sovia albipectus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 80, pl.113, figs.A1,2. (Phatong)
Sovia albipectus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 223, pl.137, fig.♂(Un). (Thabok)
Sovia albipectus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 58.

[ VIETNAM ]
Sovia albipectus ; Inoue & Kawazoe,1966 ; 91-93, figs.83♂,84♂(Un). (Thu Duc ; Trang Bom ; Dinh Quan)
Sovia albipectus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 10, fig.H-49,♂. (Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son.         1993.01.25   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.        2012.02.09   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Mae Wa.           1991.02.24   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Mai Klai.         1993.02.20   1♂       P.Sukkit (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Toong Kong Tao.   1991.11.16   1♂       R.Phongpiyamit (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.             1986.03.14   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.             1987.03.29       1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.             1983.03.04       1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Pong.               2012.03.09       1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.                   2012.10.26   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.                   2012.10.26   3♂       K.Phongpiyamit (YI)

Notes
Literature

de Niceville, C.L.A,1891 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):341-398.

Evans, W.H.,1932 : The identification of Indian butterflies. second edition revised.
Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., Madras : 10+454pp, 32 pls, 9f.

1999.09.04 - 2013.03.31.